In honor of National Adoption Month, a throwback photo to 21 years ago. My husband took this the minute I walked off the plane at LAX, so grateful to have our newborn baby in my arms. Our adopted child has been our greatest gift of all!
“…Paul, Joanne, Fonda, Hill, and I were having lunch. Paul, as usual, sat with his back to the room so as not to be recognized. A woman spotted him, however, and approached us with a menu in hand. She wanted Paul’s signature for her daughter, Nancy. Paul explained that we were having lunch now, but if she notified the studio, they would send her an autographed photo with her daughter’s name on it. With that, he thought, she’d go away. As she started to leave, miffed, she suddenly recognized Fonda...” To read more link in bio. #sometimesagreatnotion#paulnewman#henryfonda#1970s#bearmanormedia#johngay#hollywoodmemories#1970snostalgia#anothertime
To hell with what other people thought or the obstacles I might face along the way. I signed up for the CHADD conference and my world did a 180. From doctors to psychologists, to educators, to other moms in support groups, I found my ADHD community…
So thrilled to have been on Monday Matters with Carlee Krichmar, in honor of ADHD Awareness Month! If you weren’t able to join us, here’s a repost of the show. We had some technical glitches, but moving from Mommy and Me to high school, we covered a lot of ground. I give a takeaway at the end of the show, but would love to know if you have one! you can find Carlee at Building Blocks Parenting
Looks like an ordinary house, but it’s actually a Hollywood treasure. Built on the Siletz River in Oregon for the 1971 film, “Sometimes a Great Notion,” it still stands! As I took this picture, I remembered how fortunate I was as a kid to be on location that summer with my dad, who wrote the movie. For some great stories of working alongside stars like Paul Newman and Henry Fonda, go to link in bio. Or just take a trip there and ask some of the locals. It was a summer that still lives on for many of them!